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Pineapple Carrot Cake with Orange Cream Cheese Frosting

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This Pineapple Carrot cake with Orange Cream Cheese Frosting is perfect for an Easter party! Moist carrot cake layers infused with pineapple and frosted with a sweet, tangy orange cream cheese. This spring inspired cake is sure to be a delight!


Pineapple Carrot Cake

  • 1 cup walnuts
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 and 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 and 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup oil
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 4 large eggs
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 and 1/2 cups finely grated raw carrots (about 3/4 pound)
  • 1 cup crushed pineapple, drained (from a 20oz can)
Orange Cream Cheese Frosting
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 (8oz) package cream cheese, softened
  • 2 cups confectioner's sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp orange zest


See the full recipe on Baked by an Introvert.

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